MADIKERI: Two children drowned and died after they went fishing in the Cauvery river at Kudlur village in Kushalnagar taluk on Sunday.
The deceased have been identified as Prithvi (7) and Prajwal (4). On Sunday morning, the two children went fishing near a mango grove where the Cauvery river flows near their house.
The Fire and Emergency Service personnel and the police rushed to the spot and pulled out the bodies from the river. The bodies were sent to Kushalnagara government hospital for post-mortem examination. A case has been registered at Kushalnagar Rural police station.